Rs 800 crore: The amount Japan’s Yamaha Motor has committed to invest in India to set up a motorcycle manufacturing facility.
Rs 2,500 crore: Projected size of the Indian online advertising pie by 2011, compared to Rs 270 crore now.
438,000: The number of Vaio laptops recalled by Japan’s Sony Corporation, because of a potential hazard that could cause the machines to overheat or even burn users.
3,500: The number of luxury cars sold in India in 2007, compared to 233,000 units in China.
73,336 million units: India’s power deficit in 2007-08, up from 40,000 million units three years ago. The figure has risen from 7.3 per cent of power demand in 2004-05 to 9.9 per cent in 2007-08. According to the Central Electricity Authority, the figure for the current financial year is expected to fall marginally to 8.8 per cent (70, 616 million units).